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December Commencement - Saturday 2 p.m.

Graduates Hear Words About Determination and Loving What You Do During ODU Commencement Exercises

A chill in the air was more than overcome by the warm feelings of more than 1,300 graduates of ODU's six colleges heard inspiring words about determination and choosing a career that will be exciting to wake up to every day.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

On Dec. 13, Old Dominion University graduated 1,300 students during two commencement ceremonies. The day marked the culmination of much hard work and even dreams come true for some. So, it is no surprise there was much joy and plenty of smiles to go around. This gallery highlights the sights on display as the Class of 2014 transitioned from students to graduates. Photos by Chuck Thomas

A Picture is Worth...

teachingSamantha Leigh

Commencement is a time to celebrate the payoff from the many years of effort and sacrifice that go into earning a University degree. Graduates show off their pride of accomplishment in many ways, including a growing tradition of decorating mortarboards with artistic expressions. Pictured here, is an example from ODU's recent commencement exercises. To see more of the creativity that was on display at ODU's recent commencement exercises, check out the official Old Dominion University Facebook page.

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